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Configure CoolSwitch Application Swapping (All Windows) Popular

CoolSwitch is a feature available within Windows to quickly switch between tasks and programs by using the Alt + TAB keys.

This tweak can be easily applied using WinGuides Tweak Manager.
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Open your registry and find the key below.

Modify the value named "CoolSwitch" and set it to "0" to disable task switching or "1" to enable it.

To change the size of the CoolSwitch popup modify the values named "CoolSwitchColumns" and "CoolSwitchRows".

Logoff or restart Windows for the changes to take effect.

Note: If you don't want to switch applications you can cancel a CoolSwitch at any time by pressing Escape.

Registry Editor Example
|NameTypeData|
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|CoolSwitchREG_SZ1|
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|HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop|
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Registry Settings
User Key: [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
Value Name: CoolSwitch, CoolSwitchColumns, CoolSwitchRows
Data Type: REG_SZ (String Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.

Last modified: September 11, 2002